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The Other MacDonalds

I never tasted crushed popcorn dust atop sweet and salty corn soup or whisky foam or caramelized grapefruit—until I came to Skye.<p>Arriving in Scotland, I expected haggis and herring, potatoes and porridge—but when I licked my first spoon of morning porridge at Kinloch Lodge, I was hit with the most …

SF-LA in a half hour via Hyperloop? Still at least 7 years away

In a conference call following his proof-of-concept unveiling, Elon Musk fleshes out a Hyperloop timeline and takes a shot at high-speed rail.<p>When pressed for a definitive timeline, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said Monday that the proposed initial Hyperloop system -- one that would take …

High-speed Rail

Top 5 simple security tips: How to increase data protection and privacy!

Become an iOS security ninja with these killer shortcuts and time-savers for locking things down!<p>Security is one of the most important, yet …

Creepy Illustrations by Erik Svetoft

Bizarre Illustrations.<p>Selected illustrations by Erik Svetoft. His drawings look so wonderfully creepy. Erik Svetoft’s artworks are very bizarre, kind …

Drawing

Dive into the Watery Remains of Shipwrecks at This National Park

<b>Location: California<br>Established: March 5, 1980<br>Size: 249,354 acres</b><p>Strung along a stretch of California coast are five separate pieces of land surrounded by 1,252 square nautical miles of sea. Channel Islands National Park and Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary protect these islands, the sea …

National Parks

Discover the Phantom-Like Rock Spires of Bryce Canyon

For millions of years water has carved Utah's rugged landscape.<p><b>Location:</b> Utah<b><br>Established:</b> September 15, 1928<b><br>Size:</b> 35,835 acres<p>Perhaps nowhere are the forces of natural erosion more tangible than at Bryce Canyon. Its wilderness of phantom-like rock spires, or hoodoos, attracts more than one million …

National Parks

Visit This Unique, Tropical National Park

The oft-overlooked American territory of Samoa is home to a national park spanning rain forest, beach, and coral reef.<p><b>Location:</b> American Samoa<b><br>Established:</b> October 31, 1988<b><br>Size:</b> 13,500 acres (9,500 land, 4,000 marine)<p>For some 3,000 years, the people of Polynesia's oldest culture have been keenly …

National Parks

The Pursuit of Happiness: Sequoia Style

<b>“To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” – Kurt Vonnegut</b><p>I arrived in Sequoia National Park on a personal quest.<p>I had heard about a grove of trees within the Giant Forest that had been dedicated to National Geographic a long way back. As the …

How to make homemade Nutella

Homemade mustard, ketchup and mayo -- the mantra today is make it, don't buy it. But would you dare toy with the No. 1 after-school snack of Europe? …

Make Yourself Some Chai

A hot cup of spicy chai is a fabulous way to start the day: allow no substitutes. It's also makes a great support to meditation. Getting hopped up on tea before meditating is a traditional practice. Some swear by green tea, which I like, but my favorite by far is Indian chai. Yet chai-making--the …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …